Matcha has become a sensation across the globe, from ice cream to pies to cookies, this green coloured powder is just everywhere. Matcha is essentially a finely ground powder of specially grown and processed green tea leaves. Matcha has a very fascinating history. It is said that in China, during the Tang dynasty, tea leaves were steamed and preserved as bricks. which made trade easier. When tea was prepared, after roasting and pulverising the tea, the resultant powder would also be decocted in hot water and enjoyed with salt. Then during Song dynasty, whipping tea powder, with hot water became very common. In fact, powdered tea consumption became a ritual for Chan Buddhists. Zen Buddhism and methods of preparing powdered tea arrived in Japan through Eisai in 1191, and became a mainstay. And now Matcha has traveled the world. This ice cream is a fine example of how it has been embraced across the globe. This Japanese recipe of green tea ice cream is prepared with milk, green tea powder, whisk cream, ice water, yolks, and sugar.